- The list below includes 59 free or cheap things to do in or near Atchison, Kansas, including 63 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Homes, Bowling, Family Fun Center and Art Gallery.
- From Amelia Earhart Memorial Bridge to Jackson Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Atchison and in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Joseph, Leavenworth, Weston and Fort Leavenworth.
The Evah C. Cray Historical Home is a restored Victorian-era mansion with 25 rooms. The mansion features a castle-style tower, and features a gift shop in its carriage house. Built in 1882, it features lavish decor.
Visitors can explore and learn the history of the Cray Mansion originally built in 1882 at the Cray Historical Home Museum. The 25 room mansion features a 3 story castle-like tower and is a remnant of the Victorian era.
Located in a repurposed subterranean army bunker, Extreme Underground is an amusement facility with a unique feel. The facility offers laser tag, miniature golf, archery tag, Makoto Arena, and a wide array of games in its arcade.
The Atchison County Historical Society Museum is a historical museum focused on preserving the history of Atchison County. Attractions include a variety of exhibits such as a display of Amelia Earhart's belongings and a collection of Revolutionary War guns.
Once home to the famous pilot, Amelia Earhart Birthplace offers visitors an inside glimpse to her early life. The house was restored with new wood, and includes a display providing historical information about her career.